7/11/17 Photo of Striped Bass carcass on the middle Ocklawaha River
From Ryan Hamm of FWC on 8/1/17:
It is difficult to tell for sure from the photo but it appears to be a Sunshine Bass (hyrbrid). It appears to be a few days old, so I think your suspicion about being washed down from...
Every year I drive over the bay bridge for another 1 1/2 hours to fish in the middle for strippers I was wondering is the upper bay just as good or should i keep going down to the middle. Ive never fished the upper but with gas prices it would save me alot of money. Thanks for your opinons.
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The water temperatures are cooling and the striped bass are now in the winter pattern feeding heavily as they stage in the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay, before moving south...
Launched out of Aqualand marina and fished near the 301 bridge. Found a nice drop off and a 20 foot flat a little out front of the marina. Caught a few Spot, Big white perch and a small striper, Also caught 3 blue catfish. Non stop action for about 30 minutes for me and the others on my boat...
Have heard various reports of big stripers being caught trolled up and jigged up on the Middle Grounds out in the Bay. Spotty reports of Sea Trout caught on 4 oz. Trout Bombs are becoming more common. Reports of 35" fish are not uncommon. I will post more info when I receive it :)